Monday's dry weather is not a sign of things to come for this week with fresh cool air and soaking rain on the horizon.
Those who enjoy spending time outdoors should definitely take advantage of Monday's weather.
No rain threatens to put a damper on or ruin outdoor plans with high pressure in control. Sunshine will mix with clouds as temperatures rise to near 65 F.
The same cannot be said for Tuesday. Clouds will blanket the sky and some rain will return as the storm system triggering severe weather across the nation's midsection crawls eastward.
Temperatures on Tuesday will be held about 10 degrees lower than Monday's high as air flows in from the cold ocean. Some communities across Long Island and the New Jersey shore will fail to see temperatures rise out of the 40s.
Brisk winds will create even lower AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures.
Heavier rain will arrive Wednesday through Wednesday night, impacting more outdoor activities and heightening concerns for flash flooding. Travel delays and slowdown can also be anticipated.
Temperatures will rebound later in the week as a couple of showers and thunderstorms keep the city unsettled.
Thunderstorms and soaking rain will threaten Memorial Day ceremonies, cookouts and vacations for millions on Monday.
Millions of people in the central United States dealing with relentless severe thunderstorms and downpours will have to continue to weather the volatile pattern a while longer.
Tropical Depression 2 has developed northeast of the Bahamas and will approach the southeastern coast of the United States with downpours, building surf and an increasing breeze during Memorial Day weekend.
Rainy weather will help to lessen the severity of the drought around Colombia and Venezuela in the coming months while drier-than-normal conditions make matters worse for the drought in Chile and northeastern Brazil.
Tropical moisture may put outdoor Memorial Day plans in jeopardy from Washington D.C., to Boston on Monday.
South East England will face rain threaten to ruin Monday's bank holiday, while the rest of the United Kingdom enjoys another mostly dry and mild day.
Greensboro, NC (1961)
36 degrees, latest ever in 30s.
Leesburg, VA (1982)
In Leesburg, VA (suburb of Washington, DC) there was 2.20 inches of rain in 15 minutes.
Major Memorial Day weekend snowstorm began in Montana dumping up to 4 feet of snow with drifts of 10 to 12 feet.